Signature Chefs Auction

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On November - 6 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

The Signature Chefs Auction presented by Goya® to benefit the March of Dimes is returning for its 21st star-studded year on Wednesday, November 7.  One of the area’s most popular food & wine fundraisers, the event will feature more than a dozen top local chefs as well as amazing wines, cocktails and auction items. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Paradise Plaza Event Space in the Miami Design District.

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Make A Wish Nightclub is the Place to Be on Saturday Night

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On November - 2 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

The official after-party for the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Nightclub presented byE11EVEN MIAMI will be held immediately following the Ball at the InterContinental® Miami on Saturday, November 3. This year’s Nightclub is themed “Sky” and will feature 3-time Grammy Award Winner Wyclef Jean as Celebrity DJ and DJ Affect,along with a runway fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue at Brickell City Centre.

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Habit Burger- a Good Habit Indeed

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 31 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

Green Plate – Chic Asian Bistro in Doral

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 31 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

Green Plate Asian Bistro is a chic, farm/sea-to-grill Asian restaurant cuisine in the heart of Doral. Unsuspectingly stylish, Green Plate serves outstanding food and drinks in a lively setting. Premium meats and seafood are served a la carte and tapas style. Dishes include traditional recipes from all over Asia, utilizing seasonal ingredients- “cooked just one step short of craziness.” So expect delightful surprises.

Not to be missed are the Umami Dynamite Roll- a show stopper! The chemistry involved in this dish leads you to Umami which means “pleasant savory taste” in Japanese  The fried rice, created with the wok hei method “essence” to truly capture all of the flavor profiles.

If you can only visit Green Plate on one day of the week, head there on Sunday for brunch. Chef Jay Lam shares, “We are South Florida’s only high-end Asian buffet on Sundays. We offer a unique beverage program that combines artisan sake cocktails and molecular homemade sodas and all of the top dishes are included in the buffet menu.”

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A Night of D’USSE at Red

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 31 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

On Wednesday September 12, Miami Socialholic had the chance to meet with D’USSE Cognac’s Cellar Master, Michel Casavecchia, at Red the Steakhouse, while he was visiting Miami from Cognac, France. D’USSE Cognac is a byproduct of a partnership between Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Bacardi Limited and while Jay-Z leads global strategy for the brand, it is also Michel’s unrelenting commitment to creating D’USSE’s bold, unique flavor that has made the drink a universal sensation. So, we had the opportunity to sit down with Michel and find out exactly how we can “drink like Jay-Z and other VIPs.”
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The AC Hotel in Downtown Gainesville- Luxury in a College Town

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 23 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

By: Dr. Mary Jo Almeida-Shore

‘Tis the season for Gator Growl, parents’ weekend and college tours and the AC Hotel has got brand new luxe digs to accommodate you, regardless of why you’re visiting. Just steps from the University of Florida campus and less than a Heisman’s throw from The Swamp, the new AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike.

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